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Standards Australia helps manufacturers fight COVID-19

17 July, 2020

Standards Australia has provided a map of possible ways to get gloves, masks and surgical gowns from the warehouse to the frontline.

Worker's severe bulldozer injuries land company $375K fine

13 July, 2020

An earthmoving equipment company has been fined $375,000 after a worker was crushed beneath a bulldozer belly plate, sustaining severe injuries.

NCCC forms working group to promote WHS during COVID-19

10 July, 2020

An Industrial Relations Working Group, established by the NCCC, will help businesses operate and keep employees and customers safe through the COVID-19 crisis.

Tips for Retirement – New Augmented Reality Guide for Residential Facilities

10 July, 2020

Residential Living Guide to Lifestyle & Health 2020/21

Call for mining regulations in Myanmar after fatal landslide

08 July, 2020

An international advocacy group has called for the implementation of safety regulations in Myanmar's mining industry, after a landslide in Hpakant claimed more than 100 lives.

Spatial distancing rules: are they insufficient for health workers?

08 July, 2020

Researchers have revealed that the recommended 1- to 2-metre spatial distancing rule may not be enough to protect health workers from contracting COVID-19.

Silica WES halved across six jurisdictions

08 July, 2020

From 1 July, the workplace exposure standard for respirable crystalline silica reduced by half in six Australian jurisdictions to a TWA of 0.05 mg/m3.

WorkSafe ACT commences operations as independent entity

08 July, 2020

The new and independent WorkSafe ACT has commenced operations, and will function as an independent entity to improve safety across the Australian Capital Territory.

Feedback sought for workplace violence and aggression draft code

08 July, 2020

Until 23 September, Western Australia's Commission for Occupational Safety and Health is seeking feedback on a draft code of practice for violence and aggression in the workplace.

Software-based COVID-19 controls help protect onsite workers

08 July, 2020 | Supplied by: OneLook Systems

The solution decreases COVID-19-related risks by ensuring that contractors and visitors are not allowed onsite until they are fully trained in procedures.

Combustible cladding database boosts fire safety

07 July, 2020

Researchers have developed a database that offers flammability information and material properties for different types of common cladding materials.

Dreamworld: inquiry lessons and WHS reform

06 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Lander & Rogers

Lawyers explore some of the significant findings from the Coronial Inquest, WHS impacts in Queensland and the lessons learnt for other states and territories.

Work from home in 2020, the new normal

02 July, 2020

Dr ROBYN JOHNS explores the current work from home trend in Australia and offers some practical tips for employers in line with their work health and safety obligations.

Connected: manufacturing with technology

01 July, 2020 | Supplied by: EU Automation

JOHN YOUNG explores how industrial managers in manufacturing can get connected with the latest technologies that monitor their workers' health and avoid injury.

Stand up for desk-based workers' health

01 July, 2020

Desk-based workers face both physical and mental health risks due to the sedentary modern-day office environment. Researchers explore how this can be addressed.

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